Dream face Lynx: WNBA odds preview

Atlanta DreamMinnesota Lynx
July 9, 9:00 PM | Target Center

Atlanta Dream vs Minnesota Lynx Odds

10-1TEAM RECORD8-3

The Lynx will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Dream tip off at Target Center on Tuesday in WNBA play.

Supporters of the Dream have seen them go 10-1 and 9-2 ATS so far this season, while the Lynx are at 8-3 and 6-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Lynx are 3-8, while the Dream are 6-5.

View Atlanta vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks have set the Lynx as 6.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 160.5, but may be on the move.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Dream rank No. 5 in the league with 35.7 per game. That compares with Minnesota’s No. 1 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Minnesota is the WNBA’s No. 12-ranked team at 3.7 per game, while the Dream rate No. 9 with 4.3 per contest.

Defensively, the Dream feature the league's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.2 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Atlanta was a 93-67 winner at home against the Silver Stars. They covered the 13-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (160) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The battle between the Dream and Silver Stars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as San Antonio was handed a 93-67 defeat on Sunday at Philips Arena.

The Lynx were a 91-59 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Mercury. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (150) made winners of UNDER bettors. Phoenix was run off the court by the Lynx on Sunday as Minnesota blasted the Mercury 91-59 at Target Center.

Atlanta Dream Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-3
Before playing Seattle are 3-7
After playing San Antonio are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Phoenix are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Dream at Lynx trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 8 games

Next up:
Atlanta at Seattle, Sunday, July 14
Minnesota at Indiana, Thursday, July 11

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